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Object Name SWORD
Catalog Number 0985.06.00119
Description Model 1860 U. S. Light Cavalry Saber: single-edged, curved blade with rounded back, half of blade broken off and missing; brass hilt with a knuckle bow and two branches flowing from an oval guard and terminating at the pommel; remains of wood grip, leather wrap and twisted wire missing. No scabbard. Relic condition.
Owned Unknown
Made Unknown
Event Battle of Shiloh / Pittsburg Landing
Provenance The sword was used (found) at the Battle of Shiloh, Tennessee.
Search Terms Battle of Shiloh / Pittsburg Landing
Subjects edged weapon